Admissions Events

Admissions Events

Fall Open House

September 22, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Forum Theatre

Students and their families get an introduction to Penn State; learn about admissions, financial aid, and student life; listen to faculty speak about Penn State's different academic areas; and take a tour of the campus. Brunch will be provided. 

Register for the Fall Open House

Tour and Score with Penn State New Kensington Athletics

September 25, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.- Athletics Center

Students and their families get an introduction to Penn State New Kensington Athletics and have the opportunity to mix and mingle with Penn State New Kensington Admissions staff, Coaches, and Student-Athletes. Campus tours will start at 3:00 p.m.

Afterwards, join us as we cheer on Men's Soccer vs. Penn State Wilkes Barre at 4:00 p.m. and Women's Volleyball vs. Penn State Greater Allegheny at 7:00 p.m.

Register for the Tour and Score event

Application Day

October 8, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. (multiple sessions available)

Join us for Application Day and apply to Penn State for FREE!

Students receive a $65 application fee waiver and listen to brief information sessions about admissions and financial aid. Students that want help with their application are encouraged to register for a specific workshop time. Optional individual appointments with admissions counselors will be available.

Register for the October Application Day

PSU Day - Open House

October 11, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. - Forum Theatre

Students and their families get an introduction to Penn State; learn about admissions, financial aid, and student life; listen to faculty speak about Penn State's different academic areas; and take a tour of the campus. Refreshments will be provided. 

Register for PSU Day Open House

Financial Aid 101

October 16, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. - Art Gallery

Financial Aid staff will review the financial aid process and discuss the FAFSA filing timeline with students and their families.

Register for Financial Aid 101

Radiological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Technology Open House

October 18, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. - Conference Center

Students will learn about the Radiological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Technology programs, plus admissions and financial aid. Students will meet with program faculty and explore newly-renovated classrooms and labs.

Register for Rad Sci/BET Open House

Be a Student for a Day

October 25, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - Art Gallery

Do you want to get a glimpse of college firsthand? You can "be a Penn State student for a day" and:

  • experience what a college class is like,
  • interact with other students,
  • go on a campus scavenger hunt,
  • eat lunch in the cafe on us,
  • and find out about the transition from high school into college.

Register for Be a Student for a Day

Financial Aid 101

November 6, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. - Art Gallery

Financial Aid staff will review the financial aid process and discuss the FAFSA filing timeline with students and their families.

Register for Financial Aid 101

Application Day

November 7, 2018 | 8:00 a.m - 5 p.m. (multiple sessions available)

Join us for Application Day and apply to Penn State for FREE!

Students receive a $65 application fee waiver and listen to brief information sessions about admissions and financial aid. Students that want help with their application are encouraged to register for a specific workshop time. Optional individual appointments with admissions counselors will be available.

Register for the November Application Day

Veteran Open Appointments

November 12-15, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (multiple appointment times available each day)

As a way of saying “thank you” for your service to our country and our communities, Penn State New Kensington is offering a week of open appointments specifically designed for veteran students. Opportunities that week include: 

  • Walk-in appointments with admissions and financial aid staff each day (Monday-Friday) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Application fee waivers and assistance with filling out the application for admission. 
  • Tours of campus and discussion of services available to veteran students, including veteran educational benefits. 

Any questions about this week can be directed to nkadmissions@psu.edu or by calling 724-334-LION (5466). We hope to see you on campus that week, and thank you for your service.

Transfer Student Appointments

January 7-11, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (multiple appointment times available each day)

Join us during the beginning of the new year to meet with an Admissions representative to get valuable information on transfer admission to Penn State New Kensington. Learn about the admissions process, degree programs, financial aid, and receive an unofficial review of credits completed.  Please email your unofficial transcript to nkadmissions@psu.edu at least 24 hours prior to your appointment for review of credits.

As an added bonus for visiting campus, we’ll waive your $65.00 application fee!  

Register for a Transfer Student Appointment:

January 7, 2019

January 8, 2019

January 9, 2019

January 10, 2019

January 11, 2019